Robinson Bradshaw

Jurisdiction: Northern District of Georgia

It Pays to Over-Think Class Definitions and Release Provisions in Class Action Settlement Agreements

Limiting exposure to future claims is a crucial aspect of settling class action litigation. A recent opinion out of the Northern District of Georgia serves as a reminder that the definitions of settlement classes and released claims in class action settlement agreements warrant close attention. First, the background. In 2015, a customer filed a putative […]